Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles: Week of March 18-24

Top 10 Positive Greek News articles of the week

Happy Saturday! It’s time for our weekly recap. Click through to get the this week’s Top 10 Positive Greek News articles online. New list every week!

Positive Greek News articles online

Welcome back! Lots of Positive Greek News this week. We LOVE that we’ve started a trend! Let’s take a look at our staff’s top picks for Positive Greek News online this week.


Top 10 Positive Greek News articles of the week


Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles this week: 

Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods

Many destinations rely on a couple of well-worn beauty spots to carry their images as a vacation hotspot.
When it comes to Greece, those picture-postcard scenes of blue skies, bluer seas and whitewashed villages are everywhere. Read more


In Crete’s Lappa, a Good Friday Summit Focuses on Cultural Values

Designed to encourage cultural tourism development for the rural areas of Crete, the event is scheduled to coincide with the Orthodox Good Friday procession in the historic village. The initiative serves to better frame an overall move in Greece for developing alternative tourism value, while at the same time providing a template for growing the local Crete economy. Read more


Greece’s first international dance mission crowned in gold

Greece’s first mission to an international dance competition saw the country walk away with two gold medals, two silvers and a best choreographer award. Read more


St Andrews Grammar students make mark on giant map for Harmony Day

Students representing 48 nationalities at St Andrews Grammar in Dianella made their mark on a large-sized world map as part of Harmony Day yesterday. Read more


Peorians find lessons in Greek priest’s defiance of Nazis

The power of one person’s voice can change the course of history. That was one of many lessons a crowd of several dozen had reinforced for them Sunday afternoon at the Peoria Riverfront Museum at a ceremony paying homage to the 75th anniversary of a letter penned by Greek Orthodox Archbishop Damaskinos calling out German atrocities against Jews in his country. Read more


Eleanna Christinaki is stepping up in NCAA tournament just when Maryland needs her

When Eleanna Christinaki quit the Florida women’s basketball team midway through her sophomore season, the Greek national was flooded with offers to play professional basketball back home in Europe. She had the pedigree; Christinaki was the second-youngest player to ever play for Greece’s national team, and she was the Gators’ leading scorer when she decided to leave, averaging 17.6 points per game. Read more



Ronald McDonald House New York (“the House”) today announced that Spiros Maliagros, President of TIG Advisors, has been named Chairman of the House’s Greek Division. Mr. Maliagros succeeds Michael Bapis, who had served as Chairman since 2014. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America holds the position of Honorary Chairman. Read more


Trump speaks of ‘bonds of history and culture’ between Greece, US

Greek Independence Day is an occasion to remember the historical and cultural values that bind Greece and the United States, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday. Read more


My big fat Greek functional food – probiotic feta could become a big cheese

Certain probiotic strains could be a perfect fit for Greek feta cheese, say researchers who suggest ‘functional feta’ could meet growing demand for healthy foods. Read more


Axios! Ordination of Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago

Metropolitan-elect Nathanael of Chicago was ordained to the Episcopacy at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Saturday, March 17, according to the apostolic tradition. Read more


That’s it for this week! Check for a new list next Saturday!

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